UPDATE 9/10 5:14 P.M. CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Lyn-Dan Height Volunteer Fire Department said one critical patient was extracted from a car after it crashed into the crawl space of a home Saturday night.
Firefighters said the call came in around 7 p.m. on Sept. 9. While crews were on the way to the scene, the EMS supervisor advised them that the car was completely in the crawl space and one critical person was trapped inside.
Once on the scene, first responders quickly removed the patient.
As a result of the cash, the deck of the house partially collapsed. The Campbell County Building Inspector as well as the Bedford County Special Operations Team were called to shore off the house due to severe damage to the floor and load-bearing walls.
As the investigation continued, the power in the home was turned off.
Firefighters said the American Red Cross is assisting the owners with temporary housing.
The homeowners were home during the incident but were not injured. The condition of the patient is unknown at this time.
WFXR News will update this story as additional information is released.
CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Saturday, crews responded to a home in Campbell County where they learned a car had crashed into the crawl space.
Details about what led to the crash are limited; However, on the night of Sept. 9, the Boonsboro Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company was called to Lynbrook Road. On the scene, crews found a car stuck in the crawl space.
As crews began to remove the car, the Bedford County Special Operations Command helped shore the house.
As a result, the home sustained damage to the floor. There were no reported injuries.